Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Prairie St / W Corbin St median real estate prices are $108,523, which is less expensive than 73.4% of Illinois neighborhoods
and 71.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in N Prairie St / W Corbin St are currently
$848, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 56.6% of Illinois neighborhoods.
N Prairie St / W Corbin St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Bethalto, Illinois.
N Prairie St / W Corbin St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In N Prairie St / W Corbin St, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.4% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in N Prairie St / W Corbin St
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 95.6% of commuters who live in the
N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
N Prairie St / W Corbin St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood in Bethalto are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 73.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 24.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood, 35.2%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(20.3%), and 20.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood in Bethalto, IL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(26.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (8.4%) , and residents who report English roots (8.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.5%) , along with some French ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Prairie St / W Corbin St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in N Prairie St / W Corbin St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.